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Who is Deanna Favre?

Deanna Tynes Favre was born under the birth sign of Sagittarius, on 28 December 1968, in Kiln, Mississippi USA. She is a writer, and probably best recognized for being a breast cancer survivor and founder of the Deanna Favre Hope Foundation. She is also known as the wife of Brett Favre, a retired professional National Football League (NFL) quarterback.

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How rich is she? Deanna Favre Net Worth and Assets

Although she is active in the media as an activist and author, Deanna is best recognized for being the wife of a famous professional NFL player. So, if anyone of you ever wondered how rich Deanna Favre is, it is known that she shares the wealth of her famous husband, which has been estimated by authoritative sources to be over $100 million, accumulated through their successful careers.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings

Concerning her early life, Deanna Favre spent her childhood in the hometown of Kiln, where she was raised alongside her two siblings – a brother named Casey, and a sister, named Christie – by her mother Ann, and her step-father Kerry Tynes, who adopted her and gave her his surname.

Their professions and other information about her family have not been revealed to the public yet.

Educational Background

Regarding her educational background, she attended Hancock North Central High School. Upon matriculation in 1986, Deanna received a basketball scholarship and enrolled in a community college in Poplarville, Mississippi, but soon transferred to the University of Southern Mississippi, from which she graduated with a BA degree in Exercise Science in December of 1994.

Breast Cancer Survivor

In October of 2004, Deanna Favre made headlines as she was diagnosed with breast cancer, which could soon expand.

Although her family and friends were shocked by the condition of her disease, they did not give up hope and helped her during her treatment. After she underwent five months of chemotherapy, Deanna won her battle for life. At the same time, she began receiving a number of letters from women all over the country about how they became motivated to check their health after hearing her story in the news.

The Deanna Favre Hope Foundation

Following her complete recovery, Deanna was inspired to start working as an activist who would help to raise awareness of breast cancer. Initially she sold pink Green Bay Packers hats to raise money for charity, then took a step further and established her own charity, called The Deanna Favre Hope Foundation, for which she currently serves as the CEO.

The charity not only provides help to women who have the same problems and who are uninsured or underinsured, but also supports education about breast cancer. Besides that, Deanna is also involved in running her husband’s charity, called The Brett Favre Fourward Foundation, which raised more than $3 million to help disabled and disadvantaged children in Mississippi and Wisconsin.

Deanna Favre as an Author of Two Books

Apart from being an activist, Deanna Favre is also recognized in the media for being an author of two books about her experience with breast cancer. Her first autobiographical book, entitled “Don’t Bet Against Me!: Beating the Odds Against Breast Cancer and in Life” was released via Tyndale House Publishers in October of 2007.

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She co-authored her second book with Shane Stanford – entitled “The Cure of the Chronic Life: Overcoming the Hopelessness That Holds You Back”, and it was published in October of 2010, adding a considerable amount to her net worth.

Personal Life – Partner Brett Favre, Daughters, Residence

To talk about her personal life, Deanna Favre met her future husband, Brett Favre, in 1983, while they were growing up in Kiln. They went to the same school and started their relationship while still in high school. At the age of 19 she became pregnant and gave birth to their first child, a daughter they named Brittany Nicole Favre, in February of 1989. During that time, she was a student, so she also had to work various odd jobs to earn enough money to make ends meet.

Following her graduation, Deanna moved with her daughter to Green Bay, Wisconsin, where they settled down with Brett. At that time, he was struggling with addiction to Vicodin, and Deana was the one who helped him to overcome the addiction. The couple eventually exchanged their wedding vows, as they married in July of 1996 at a ceremony held St. Agnes Catholic Church in Green Bay. Their residence is now in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Brett and Deanna also have two grandchildren, as their elder daughter gave birth to two sons.

Who is Brett Favre? Short Wiki/Bio

Brett Lorenzo Favre was born under the birth sign of Libra, on 10 October 1969, in Gulfport, Mississippi, of part-French descent, and so is currently aged 49.

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Born to Irvin Ernes Favre and Bonita Ann, he spent his childhood alongside three siblings in Kiln, and attended Hancock North Central High School, where he developed his love for baseball and football. Upon matriculation, he enrolled into the University of Southern Mississippi on a football scholarship, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Special Education. There, he continued to play football for the college team, and distinguished himself as a player.

Professional Career

Brett Favre’s professional career began when he was selected as the 33rd overall pick in the second round of the 1991 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons, but where he spent only a season.

He was traded to the Green Bay Packers in 1992, and played there 16 seasons in the position of quarterback. He spent the 2008 season with the New York Jets, and played for the Minnesota Vikings from 2009 to 2010, before retiring. He finished his professional career with 71,838 passing yards, 508 touchdowns, and 336 interceptions. Thanks to his great performances, Brett earned 11 Pro Bowl appearances (1992-1993, 1995–1997, 2001–2003, 2007–2009), three consecutive Associated Press MVP (1995-1997), and six times First- or Second-team All-Pro selection.

He also led the team to two Super Bowl appearances – XXXI in 1996 which they won, and XXXII. Brett was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 2015, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.

How old is she? Appearance, Vital Statistics, Nationality, Ethnicity

Speaking about Deanna Favre’s age, as mentioned she was born in 1968, which makes her 50 years old. Regarding her appearance and physical attributes, she is apparently a beautiful woman with long dark brown hair and blue colored eyes. Her body shape can be described as slim. however, information about her height, weight, and vital statistics is not still disclosed. Deana holds American nationality and is of white ethnicity.

Facts

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1Release of her book, "Don't Bet Against Me!: Beating the Odds Against Breast Cancer and in Life". [2007]
2Living in Hattiesburg, Mississippi with her husband and their two daughters. [2007]
3Graduated from Hancock North Central High School in Kiln, Mississippi in 1986.
4Founder of the Deanna Favre Hope Foundation.
5Daughters Brittany (born February 6, 1989) and Breleigh (born July 13, 1999).
6Breast cancer survivor.

Pictures

Movies

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Football Life2016TV SeriesHerself - Wife
The Timeline2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Good Morning America2010TV SeriesHerself
ESPN SportsCentury2002TV Series documentaryHerself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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